Internship posted by: Center for International Private Enterprise
Posted on: January 16, 2013
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) is a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that promotes market-oriented reform and democratic development around the world. It is one of the core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy. CIPE works with local private-sector partners to strengthen and develop economic and political institutions through policy advocacy. Typical programs are directed at expanding private-sector participation in policymaking, supporting entrepreneurship, and building the capacity of business associations.
This visiting scholar position is an opportunity to gain experience while providing support to CIPE's Latin America and the Caribbean Department.
Help generate content for the Perspectiva website, an interactive online medium that creates a space for discussion and information-sharing regarding current economic and political issues that affect Latin America.
Candidates should be enthusiastic about the role the private sector plays in development and democracy, particularly pertaining to Latin America and the Caribbean. A graduate student is preferred. Strong writing and editing skills in Spanish are required. Experience in social media, marketing, and communications is desired.
The position entails maximum 20 hours per week at CIPE's headquarters in Washington, DC; exact days and hours are negotiable. A stipend will be paid to the visiting scholar.
Please send a cover letter, résumé, and brief writing sample (in Spanish) to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: LAST NAME-LAC Scholar).
No phone calls please.
CIPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.